• +q → absorbs heat
• –q → loses heat
– qA = + qB
At thermal equilibrium:
▪ final temperature of A = final temperature of B = final temperature of system
Two substances A and B, initially at different temperatures, are thermally isolated from their surroundings and allowed to come into thermal contact. The mass of substance A is twice the mass of substance B, but the specific heat capacity of substance B is four times the specific heat capacity of substance A. Which substance will undergo a larger change in temperature?
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